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We often talk about the potential cost of waiting to buy a home. Today, we want to look at the actual cost for someone who waited over the last year. We used a 10% increase in house values as prices have gone up by double digits in the country on average. We looked at approximate mortgage rates l...
Making Art Gives a Mental Break from Real Estate Concerns In particular digital photography and watercolor painting have been ways for me to release thoughts about meetings, deadlines and writing addendums. It may seem like a lot of effort to start sketching images for a watercolor piece, but I ...
Have you ever wondered what to consider when you hear the words "curb appeal"? HGTV's Front Door has "Ten Curb Appeal Tips From the Pros" that lists items for homeowners to consider. For easy reference, here's a shortened version of those tips: 1. Having great photos of your home on the web i...
For more than 20 years I've called Richmond, VA, my home. The ease of walking to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Carytown, my dentist's office and a wide assortment of local businesses always has been an attractive feature for me and also many of my neighbors. According to the website, our ...